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These bibliographies were compiled to help librarians and their patrons locate the most usable histories of each of Florida's 67 counties. 

Materials are generally available through interlibrary loan from the circulating collection of the State Library.  

1961 photo of historical marker for Leon County

Those only found in the non-circulating Florida Collection are marked with an asterisk (*). These must be used in the Dorothy Dodd Room of the State Library of Florida. 

Links within the bibliographies take you to information in our State Library catalog. 

Lafayette County

Fla manuscripts

*U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "History of Lafayette County" - 4 pages.

Lake County

Fla manuscripts

*U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "Historical Sketch of Lake County" - 7 pages.

Lee County

Cover photo of Remembering Lee County by Prudy Taylor Board

Fla manuscripts

*U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "Essay Material from Commissioners’ Minutes" - 9 pages. "Court Houses - Lee County" - 3 pages.

Leon County

Levy County

Fla manuscripts

  • *U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "Incorporated Towns of Levy County" - 2 pages. "Levy County" - 5 pages. 
  • Verrill, Ruth. Romantic and historic Levy County. Gainesville: Storter Print Co., n.d.

Liberty County

*Green, Lovick J., Pastor. The Liberty Methodist Circuit: Hosford, Florida. [Hosford: Liberty Methodist Circuit, 1968] 

Fla manuscripts

*U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "History of Liberty County" - 4 pages.

Madison County

Photonegative of a postcard of Madison County courthouse

Fla manuscripts

*U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "Madison County" - 7 pages.

Manatee County

Fla manuscripts

  • *U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "Historical Sketch of Manatee County" - 5 pages. 
  • Wiggins, Jim. Manatee County. Arcadia Pub., 2007.

Marion County

1950s photo of people and glass bottom tour boats at Rainbow Springs

Fla manuscripts

Martin County

Fla manuscripts

*U.S. Work Projects Administration. Historical Records Survey. Typescript. "History of Martin County Florida" - 3 pages.

Monroe County

Fla manuscripts

For FY2020-21, the percentage of total costs for the State Library Services program financed with federal money is 66%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on the program is $811,569. This program does not receive any non-governmental funding.

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